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Definition of ample adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1enough or more than enough synonym plenty ample opportunity/evidence/space/proof There was ample time to get to the airport. Ample free parking is available.
  2. 2(of a person's figure) large, often in an attractive way an ample bosom These clothes belonged to a man of more ample girth.
adverb His efforts were amply rewarded.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ample